The FGR prosecutor offered to dismiss the case

The agent of the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) responsible for the investigation against Pío López Obrador, brother of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, offered to close the investigation after concluding that there was not enough evidence to proceed. This proposal is currently being examined within the FGR itself, which must communicate its decision to a federal judge.

The above is disclosed this Friday in an agreement published this morning in Mexico City’s Seventh District Criminal Amparo Court Agreement List.

The document indicates that the prosecutor’s proposal was raised on June 30 and is currently at the General Legal Directorate of Electoral Crimes. After analysis of the proposal by this body, the FGR itself must inform the judge whether or not it will continue the investigation.

Read: Federal judge gives 24-hour ultimatum to report on investigation against Pío Obrador

The investigation against Pío López Obrador was opened after the president’s brother was shown in videos receiving money from David León, who was already an official in the government of Chiapas and the federal government during this mandate of six years.

Pío assures that these were contribution resources for the movement led by Morena, but not illegal funds. For this reason, he promoted amparos in an attempt to protect himself legally.

Videos about President López Obrador’s brother were revealed in 2020 by the news portal latinus. From there, the opposition demanded an investigation to find out whether the facts presented constitute electoral offenses and investigations were opened both at the FGR and at the National Electoral Institute (INE).

In this respect, the INE has indicated on several occasions that the FGR denies it the information on the case that it needs in order to be able to move forward.

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